Heather Wygant's Science Education Web Page!
am a high school
Geology teacher in Morgan Hill, California. I have been
now for 14 years, in both Texas and California. I currently
a BS in Geology from Cal State University Hayward and a Master's in
Science Education from the University of Texas at Dallas, with a
Masters in Geosciences from Mississippi State university completed
of 2011. I have also earned my preliminary Administrators
Credential. I currently serve as the Treasurer of
California Science Teachers' Association, after serving 4 years as the
High School Director. I love teaching high school
students and interesting them in the geosciences! I added AP
Environmental to my teaching venue in 2011, and cheerleading in 2012. I
am also an
avid animal person, with 2 dogs, 2 cats, 4 chickens, a bearded
dragon and fish. I am a country girl at heart, and love being
in the middle of nowhere- camping, hiking, running, biking, and just
beauty of this planet. I lived in Texas most of my life, but
enjoying California and the diversity of geological features (like
Libro Lapidum Historia Mundi....
From the Book of Rocks
History of Earth...
blog- personal blog to repost pertinent science education and other
Science Teacher Association -
California Science Teachers Association web page, a resource for
collaboration, contacts, lessons, mentoring, science education policy
updates and more!
Digital Library for Earth Systems Education: A peer-reviewed online
resource for Earth Science lesson Resources. Includes labs,
lessons, demos- searchable by grade level, by lesson type.
- NSTA -
The National Science Teachers Association
web page, a national resource for collaborations, contacts, lessons and
The National Earth Science Teachers' Association web page, a resource
for Earth Science teachers for lessons, research and contacts.
Science Teachers' web page -
A great resource for labs, movie notes
and other science lessons, from a state with great Earth Science
Geoscience Teachers' -
Professional organization for
geoscience teachers, providing resources, publications, and education
- An online
journal that provides education policy updates, research in education
reports, and tools for all teachers.
- An educational
leadership organization that provides educational research
Central - The site for anything
concerning AP courses. Sample
Syllabi, course descriptions, AP workshops, practice materials and more.
NAGT Teaching the Earth Sciences Blog
Lesson Plans Page - Over 10,000 FREE